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Know about the insect pests of dragon fruits:
Some farmers have now turned to cultivating dragon fruit. These fruits are reach source of vitamin C, antioxidant, iron etc. which improve our immune system. This crop is also infested by aphids, mealy bugs and some of the caterpillars. On initiation of pest, spray biopesticides like Bouveria bassiana or Verticillium lecani, a fungus base pesticides or neem base formulations 20 ml (1% EC) to 40 ml (0.15% EC) per 10 lit of water.